The ISCM World New Music Days 2017
Vancouver, Canada
November 2-8, 2017
Call for Works

Dear members of the ISCM,
I am very pleased to announced the official Call for Works 2017. You are invited to submit scores/projects for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2017, taking place in Vancouver, Canada from November 2-8, 2017. For detailed information about Call for Works see
Submit via the ISCM’s Submission Wizard no later than November 15, 2016 at 11:59PM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time). Late submissions will not be considered.
Call for Works  Official Submission must be submitted by a Section or Full Associate Member of the ISCM. The ISCM Statutes guarantee that at least one work from an Official Submission will be selected for performance in the ISCM World New Music Days 2017, providing the Submission adheres to the ISCM’s “Rules of Procedure for the Organization of the ISCM World Music Days Festival” at
The Official Submission must consist of exactly six works. The six works must be submitted in a minimum of four different categories which are identified in this Call for Works. All pieces must have been completed in the year 2006 or later. Priority will be given to works completed in 2011 or later. Preference will be given to compositions with a duration of 12 minutes or less.

Individual Submissions must be submitted online in English via An entry fee of €53.50 applies to Individual Submissions, payable at the time of submission. Please, promote this information via your networks.

Selected works for the ISCM World New Music Days 2017 will be announced by early 2017. Please do not enquire before March 31, 2017.

ISCM World New Music Days 2017 is jointly presented by:
The International Society for Contemporary Music
The International Society for Contemporary Music Canadian Section
The Canadian League of Composers/La LigueCanadienne des Compositeurs
Music on Main

In case you have questions concerning submissions, please contact: or call the Music on Main office at +1 604.879.9888

David Pay, Artistic Director:
Morna Edmundson, Administrative Director:
Jim Hiscott, President, ISCM Canadian Section:
Genevieve MacKay, Marketing & Communications Manager:

With kind regards

Olga Smetanova

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